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IDEA Grant Writing for New Administrators

Region 1 SELA Representative: – Dr. Christine Flores –

April 30, 2019
8:00am – 10:30am
Chicago Southwest Marriott Burr Ridge
1200 Burr Ridge Pkwy
Burr Ridge, IL 60527

Important Information
* Participants should either bring a copy of their current grant or be able to access it from the website.
* There is a 40.00 registration fee payable by credit card at the end of this registration process (checks/purchase orders are not accepted)
* Individual registration is required for all attendees
* CPDU’s are available
* Breakfast will be provided
* Registration closes April 23, 2019
Space is Limited
Registration opens at 7:45am
Breakfast is served from 8am – 8:30am
Presentation will start at 8:30am

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Federal Special Education Entitlement Grant provides funds to ensure that eligible students with disabilities receive a free and appropriate public education. During this workshop, new Administrators will be provided with a focus on the preparation, coordination, submission and maintenance of the IDEA flow-through and preschool grants. This presentation will cover the topics of: writing the IDEA grant, permissive use of funds, limitations of expenditures, excess cost requirements, maintenance of effort, coordination of early intervening services, audits, and more. Useful tips in writing your IDEA grant will also be covered.

Target Audience
Special Education Directors, Coordinators, Supervisors, and other administrators who work with the IDEA grants

Speaker Information
Julie Jilek is the Assistant Superintendent/Chief School Business Official for the Northwest Suburban Special Education Organization (NSSEO). NSSEO is a special education cooperative that provides comprehensive educational programs for students with disabilities from school districts in the northwest suburbs of Chicago. Julie has worked in the field of education for the past 30 years, with her entire career focusing on the education of students with special needs.

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You are giving permission for the information which you have entered into the registration form to be printed on a participants’ list. The list may be distributed to the workshop/conference participants.

Each registrant receives an official name tag, a careful payment record, and entry into the participant list.

Further you understand that when you register for this event, you are making a commitment to attend the workshop. If you cannot attend, you accept the responsibility to cancel with the conference registrar, Connie Borowski at or (309) 438-1952, 10 days prior to the event.

Refund requests will be honored until 11:59pm on 4/23/19

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